Geography Trivia

Trivia Questions: Part II
- Countries and Continents -

Our Geography Trivia Questions will tell you some really surprising facts about our world. Play the trivia quiz on continents and countries with your friends, classmates or your family and learn some great facts.

Enjoy the fun!

Find here the questions (in blue colour) 

and the answers (in green colour).

If you print our this page, you can cut along the line this makes a clever little quizcard game to play with your friends too. Therefore the questions and answers are numbered;-)

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Geography Trivia: Child holding a globe

Geography Trivia
Questions and Answers

  Q1


Which city is situated on two continents?


  A1


Istanbul in Turkey is located both on the Asian and European continent as the city spreads over two sides of the Bosporus. The strait is the boundary between Asia and Europe.


  Q2


Which two countries share the longest border in the world?


  A2


The longest border is between the United States of America and Canada. It is over 8,893 km/5,525 miles long.


  Q3


Which non-polar desert is the biggest desert in the world?


  A3


The Sahara desert in North Africa is the biggest desert in the world outside the polar regions. The Sahara stretches over 10 countries and is almost as big as the USA.


  Q4


Which is the longest continental mountain range in the world?


  A4


The Andes in South America are the longest mountain range stretching over 7,600km/4,700 miles from north to south.


  Q5


Which is the tallest volcano in the world?


  A5


Mouna Loa on Hawaii is the tallest volcano. It last erupted in 1984 and the flanks of the volcano trembled with earthquakes for more than three years.


  Q6


Which is the world's largest country by size?


  A6


Russia is the largest country by size, followed by Canada, China and the USA.


  Q7


Which continent is the most populous?


  A7


60% of the world's population live on the Asian continent. More than 4.4 billion people live in Asia.


  Q8


Which country in the European Union has the biggest population?


  A8


Germany has the biggest population in the EU. 82 million people live in this country in central Europe.


  Q9


Which is the longest river in Africa?


  A9


The Nile is the longest river in Africa. It is  6,650km/4,130miles long. The Nile's drainage basin covers 11 countries.  


  Q10


Which is the largest capital city in the world (by population)?


  A10


Tokyo is the most populated city in the world. More than 38 million people live in  the metropolitan area of Japan's capital city.


Enjoy learning more great Geography Trivia for Kids and check out this popular page for all your other geography information.


Page last updated and edited on 16.05.2019

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